The Winter Apples are Ready!

One of Alderlea Farm’s cows enjoying some FruitSave windfall apples

Get your rain gear out as the winter apples and quince are ready to harvest. October was a fairly quiet month for the FruitSave program but in the last week we have had requests from fruit tree owners to harvest apples and quince pushing our numbers to nearly 6,000 pounds of fruit harvested.

A big shout out to our volunteer harvesters and to our fruit tree owners. Thanks to you, FruitSave has donated close to 3,000 pounds of fruit to emergency food providers and the season isn’t over yet. Read more…

Additionally, a significant amount of fruit windfall has been donated to local farmers to feed livestock (

If you’re interested in getting involved, or if you have a fruit tree that has too much fruit, please contact us at fruitsave@cowichangreencommunity.org

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